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Boy, snow, bird : a novel

Autore: Helen Oyeyemi
Editore: New York : Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA), 2014.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"From the prizewinning author of Mr. Fox, the Snow White fairy tale brilliantly recast as a story of family secrets, race, beauty, and vanity. In the winter of 1953, Boy Novak arrives by chance in a small town in Massachusetts, looking, she believes, for beauty-the opposite of the life she's left behind in New York. She marries a local widower and becomes stepmother to his winsome daughter, Snow Whitman. A wicked
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Genere/forma: Fantasy fiction
Adaptations
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Helen Oyeyemi
ISBN: 9781594631399 1594631395 9781447254225 1447254228
Numero OCLC: 852251423
Descrizione: 308 pages ; 22 cm
Responsabilità: Helen Oyeyemi.

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Sparkling with wit and vibrancy, Boy, Snow, Bird is a deeply moving novel about three women and the strange connection between them. It confirms Helen Oyeyemi's place as one of the most original and  Per saperne di più…

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